A brooder hen with her chicks.
brooder definition by Webster's New World
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- a person or animal that broods
- ☆ a heated shelter for raising young fowl
brooder definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One that broods: brooders in the henhouse; a brooder over past errors.
- A heated enclosure in which fowl are raised.